OwnerMarc Kohler
Owner's Other EVsDoran
2012 Toyota RAV4-EV
LocationAustin, Texas United States map
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Vehicle1979 Subaru 600
Microvan sold in Japan
MotorPrestolite MTC 4001 Series Wound DC
50hp peak, 7.2" diameter
Drivetrain4 speed manual transmission
ControllerCurtis 1231C
96-144V, 500A
BatteriesValence U24-12XP, 12.80 Volt, Lithium-Ion
100Ah, 35lbs each
System Voltage120 Volts
ChargerSoneil 1212
120VAC input, 5A output, onboard,
one for each battery. Also have an
additional 1.1kW, 120VAC input 8A output
charger from Kelly Controller and a 3kW
Lester #9827, 220VAC input, 25A output off
board charger. Together they can recharge
the van in 3 hours.
HeaterCeramic portable 1500W heater to pre-heat it
before driving, jacket and gloves while
DC/DC ConverterIota DLS-55
55A output, 14.2V
InstrumentationAnalog Ammeter, SOC
Top Speed70 MPH (112 KPH)
Accelerationvery peppy
Range40 Miles (64 Kilometers)
I've never tested it's full range, but have
done over 40 miles without issue.
Watt Hours/Mile314 Wh/Mile
Mixed driving of city and hwy use.
EV Miles
Start:4,101 Miles (6,598 Kilometers)
Current:7,970 Miles (12,823 Kilometers)
Total:3,869 Miles (6,225 Kilometers)
Seating CapacitySeats 4 adults, or the rear seatback can be
removed for utility purposes.
Curb Weight2,100 Pounds (954 Kilograms)
53% rear, 47% front
TiresKumho Power Star 758
Additional FeaturesSelf contained air conditioning unit which can be added in the
summer and removed for the winter.

Portable AM/FM radio

Sold to a man in Yonkers, NY in 2011.

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